Obstetrics & gynaecology

How important is sex to women as they age?

Despite a common belief that women lose interest in sex as they age, a new study demonstrates that a significant percentage of women continue to rate sex as important throughout midlife. The study also identified those factors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Depression and dementia in the age of COVID-19

Every seven seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. A typical case that I often see in my practice is as follows: A 76-year-old woman has a two-year history of progressive worsening of short-term memory ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Predicting therapeutic response in depressed teen girls

The risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence–particularly for girls. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnosed with depression ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic-induced stress could be increasing the risk of child abuse

Parents and children surveyed about the COVID-19 pandemic in late April and early May of 2020—when most schools and day care providers closed their doors—said they had become more stressed out. In response to our questions ...

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